What is a job interview?

What is a job interview?

A job interview is a process in which a potential employee is evaluated by an employer for prospective employment in his company, organization, or firm. During this process, the employer hopes to determine whether or not the applicant is suitable for the job. And this is the time for the potential employee to decide whether the job suits him.

A job interview is the best moment to get to know the candidates.

What does your potential employer want to know about you?

  • are your qualifications real and relevant to the job being offered?
  • is your experience suitable for the job and as good as presented in your CV?
  • what are your interpersonal skills?

What you should know before the interview?

  • when was the company established and what the company deals with?
  • what is the company’s position on the market and what its future perspectives and growth prospects are?
  • what are the preferred and required skills regarding the position you would like to apply for?

Going for an interview...

  • take the copy of your documents e.g. ID Card – they might be useful,
  • think about the questions you would ask if you were the employer,
  • think about the answers – do not avoid the difficult ones


Having some information about the company you are applying to increases your chances to impress the interviewer which, as arguments goes, enhances the possibility that you will be offered the job!

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